Coronavirus

Published July 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — The Neff Park pool in Grosse Pointe City reopened July 17 after being closed for about a week because a lifeguard self-reported a positive COVID-19 test on July 9.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak City Commission recently appropriated a large portion of its CARES Act allocation from the federal government to three social service programs for city residents affected by COVID-19.

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Published July 17, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe Mayor Monique Owens will be among 40 mayors from across the country taking part in a program sponsored by the Bloomberg Harvard Leadership Initiative to help communities recover from the impact of the COVID-19 quarantine.

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Published July 16, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — If you’re looking to make or keep friends in 2020, you’d be wise to steer clear of the topic of mask mandates.

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Published July 16, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — When some think about the kind of businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, they may focus on places such as restaurants and movie theaters.

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Published July 16, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” could aptly apply to West Bloomfield resident Torin Caplan.

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Published July 16, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The township has enjoyed some robust times over the years, but Supervisor Steven Kaplan recently acknowledged that, like so many other communities, “we’ve been affected” by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published July 13, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — On July 8, Macomb County announced the second round of business sustainability grants, totaling $5 million for businesses with 50 or more employees.

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Published July 13, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — As of July 13, the Neff Park pool in Grosse Pointe City remained closed because a lifeguard self-reported a positive COVID-19 test July 9.

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Published July 13, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — A member of the Adams High School football coaching staff has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Rochester Community Schools district. 

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Published July 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Since the state shutdown order was rescinded June 1, some local houses of worship are opting to stay closed, while others are welcoming back their members.

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Published July 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — “COVID-19 was a wakeup call for the global manufacturing industry,” said Tom Kelly, executive director for Automation Alley, at a June 30 press conference at the facility.

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Published July 7, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — City leaders across Michigan are taking steps to make it easier for local restaurants and retailers to serve their customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Published July 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The novel coronavirus pandemic has, without a doubt, forced many sectors of Michigan’s workforce to adapt and change how they operate.

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Published July 7, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — There’s no ignoring the economic impacts COVID-19 has had on businesses across Michigan, but as county, state and national relief funds begin to disperse funding to small and big businesses, one industry — startup ventures — is particularly being left out.

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Published July 7, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Local gyms were forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak in March and were possibly to reopen June 25, but due to decisions by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Michigan gyms were ordered to stay closed just before they were to open.

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Published July 6, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Researchers at the Aikens Research Center at Beaumont Research Institute have developed a new test that can detect the presence of COVID-19 via a urine, blood, saliva or mouth-swab sample in under an hour.

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Published July 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a new sign of the times, picnic tables and tents are popping up outside of restaurants all over town in an attempt to create a safer space for dining out.

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Published July 2, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On June 29, the Oakland County Health Division announced that three individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 all reported having been at Fifth Avenue, a sports bar in downtown Royal Oak, the evening of June 19.

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Published July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For more than four decades, the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society has been a part of collecting history.

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